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Date: 21st – 24th May 2015,
Location: Melaka, Malaysia

The International Workshop on Climate Change “Youth Action on Climate Change” will provide an opportunity for young people to discuss, understand, share, find solutions and develop strategies on issues pertaining to youth and climate change that can be implemented at country level.

The four-day International Workshop will operate primarily in an interactive mode. During the four days, key issues relating to Climate Change will be presented by local and foreign speakers in the form of interactive lectures, case studies, video documentaries, skills sharing workshops, utilizing multi-media and informal discussions through active participation among participants. All selected participants are required to submit time-based Voluntary Pledges before the event. On the last day of the International Workshop, participants will formulate a Youth Action Plan

Application Criteria:

  • Young people between the ages of 18 – 25 (however some flexibility will be exercised as the definition of youth varies from country to country);
  • An official of the Ministry of Youth or a related government agency;
  • Representatives of the private sector, the academic community, and civil society engaged in youth issues;
  • Have a good understanding of the theme and the relevant policies in their respective countries;
  • Proficient in English and able to do presentations in English, is a must;
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to solve problems through adaptability and flexibility;
  • Motivated to improve the lives of others through their actions and work;
  • Capable and willing to share experiences and resources with others in the community and contribute to the International Workshop on Climate Change “Youth Action on Climate Change” follow-up process;
  • Willing and able to participate actively for the whole duration of the project;
  • Geographical and gender balance will be respected.

Accommodation:

The Foundation will provide accommodation, meals and local hospitality for the duration of the Workshop. The amount to be paid is:

  • International Participants – USD 120.00 each
  • International Group Application (4 or more) – USD 100.00 each

Discounted Fees of USD 100.00 for Participants from Selected Countries:
Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Ghana, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Russia, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe

Application:

  • The Application Form is duly completed in English
  • The Application Form is in Word Format (not PDF)
  • The Application Form is saved with this format: Country_FIRST NAME_Last Name_.doc
  • A scan of the identification page of your passport (Only photo page) – save as PDF format
  • Your Passport size photograph
  • Endorsement Letter from University / Organization / NGO / Ministry / etc.

Application form can be filled out online at the official website or you can also download the form and send by email to [email protected] / [email protected] with the email subject line in this format “Country_FIRST NAME_Surname_”. Please send only one email with all attachments.

In case of queries, you can e-mail your question to [email protected] or [email protected]

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Date: 21st – 24th May 2015,Location: Melaka, Malaysia The International Workshop on Climate Change “Youth Action on Climate Change” will provide an opportunity for young people to discuss, understand, share, find solutions and develop strategies on issues pertaining to youth and climate change that can be implemented at country level. The...
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